By Chí Phan / September 15, 2023
Unpacking the current state of decentralized exchanges (DEXs), advantages and disadvantages to CEXs, and exploring innovative models gaining traction in DeFi.
By Chí Phan / January 27, 2023
Securitization brought about the centralization of equity and fixed-income assets. Real-world asset tokenization emerged as a hot topic amid the crypto bear market in 2022, an approach poised to leverage public blockchain technology to unlock growth in capital market share for alternative assets.
By Vaish Puri / October 25, 2022
If you missed our webinar with Maple Finance, Centrifuge, and Goldfinch last week, check it out here. The financial industry is on the verge of transformation. DeFi is slowly expanding beyond cryptocurrencies to have an influence in the real world. As more assets are tokenized, conventional capital markets are also moving toward blockchain. Simultaneously, the […]
By Jack Melnick / June 17, 2022
State of NFT Liquidity NFTs are, by nature, non-fungible. This has caused issues around provision of deep liquidity and regular trading markets. Historically, this thin liquidity has been a driven by a few main factors: Over the past year, an under-the-radar, but incredibly effective, NFT marketplace known as Sudoswap has built up a loyal fanbase. […]
By Jack Melnick / June 03, 2022
Where is the sustainable yield in DeFi? This question remained unanswered in the back of investor’s minds during the two year bull run, where it was sidelined in favor of unprecedented APYs. As market conditions have worsened, the importance of understanding the sources of crypto yield has only grown. In this research report, we seek […]
By Gustavo Lobo / March 29, 2022
Introduction Bancor is among the most overlooked and misunderstood DeFi native projects, and its complexities can leave even the savviest DeFi natives scratching their heads. With that said, it’s maintained a TVL of >$1B for over a year now, and continues to have one of the strongest and most intellectually diverse teams in the space. […]
By Jack Melnick / December 01, 2021
What is Olympus Dao, and what is its goal? Olympus DAO’s plan is simple, but ambitious: Become the Decentralized Reserve Currency. What does that mean? If Bitcoin is gold, think of Olympus as currency. Its aim is to be extremely liquid, used as a base pair in pooling & swapping, but simultaneously remain stable. Stablecoins […]